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Amid tariffs and floods, a farmer finds hope in the next crop of Kansans

The barn collapsed in January. More calves and lambs died than in the past four years combined as Kansas was hit with its wettest, coldest winter in years. When spring finally came, it rained so much that Glenn Brunkow couldn’t get his soybean fields planted on time.

But as he sat at home on a June day after pulling the planter into his shed,

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